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Lutgert College of Business in the News

November 1, 2016: Veterans to Entrepreneurs

Keith Basik, Veteran and Inventor

Keith Basik is a US Army Veteran and a runner. He had an idea for a Flip Towel, a wristband that turns into a towel. He was one of the 166 veterans who were part of the Statewide Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program first class of students. Basik and 32 others participated in the program at FGCU's Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE). He credits the program with helping him raise funds to get his invention to market.

Dr. Sandra Kauanui is the IFE Director. She comments on the "thank-yous" that she gets from participants in the program.

Read more and see a video at the Fort Myers News-Press

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